One Dead After NW OKC Auto-Ped Crash


Tuesday, August 15th 2017, 10:41 pm
By: News 9


One person suffered fatal wounds Tuesday, August 15 after an auto-pedestrian crash in northwest Oklahoma City, police said.

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The crash happened shortly before 9 p.m. in the 7300 block of Melrose Lane near Rockwell Avenue. The victim was transported to the hospital in critical condition, before she was pronounced dead.

OKC Police identified the victim was Kaeloni Tauvao, 27. Police said the victim was killed while walking in the roadway.  Police also said the vehicle that struck the victim fled the scene. The vehicle was described as a 2011-2013 red Ford Fiesta. Authorities believe the vehicle may have front end damage.